Kishore Nandlaskar was a veteran Indian actor who is a well-known face in the Marathi film industry. He mostly played comic book characters in Marathi and Hindi movies. He is best known for his role as ‘Sannata’ in the Bollywood film “Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain” (2000).
Kishore Nandlaskar was born in 1941 (81 years old at the time of death) in Mumbai. He spent his childhood in different areas of Mumbai, including Lamington Road, Nagpada, and Ghatkopar. He studied at New Era High School in Panchgani and Union High School in Mumbai. Kishore went on to graduate from the University of Pune. He acquired his acting skills from his father.
Hair color: Salt and pepper (half bald)
Eye color: Black
Family and caste
Fathers and brothers
Kishore’s father’s name was Khanderao. Not much is known about his mother.
Wife and sons
Kishore was married with three children. One of your grandson’s names is Anish Nandlaskar.
Kishore Nandlaskar began his acting career with the Marathi play “Amrai”. In the play, his role was limited to a one-word dialogue “Bappa”. He then entertained the audience with works such as “Chal Atap Jalvi”, “Bhramacha Bhopala”, “Pahuna”, “Shriman Smt”, “Bhole Dambis” and “One Room Kitchen”. His last commercial work was “Nana Karte Pyaar”.
Kishore made her Marathi film debut in 1989 with the film “Ina Mina Dika.” Later, he appeared in the Marathi films “Dhamal Bablya Ganpyachi” (1990), “Karamati Coat” (1993), “Purna Satya” (1997), “Ishhya” (2006), “Yedyanchi Jatra” (2012) and “Huntash” (2017) The last Marathi movie in which she acted was “Miss U Miss” (2020).
Nandlaskar made his Bollywood debut in 1999 with the Mahesh Manjrekar film “Vaastav: The Reality.”
In 2000, she played the role of ‘Sannata’ in the Bollywood movie “Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain” and gained great popularity.
Some of his popular Bollywood films include “Khakee” (2004), “Singham” (2011) and “Us” (2018).
Kishore Nandlaskar was admitted to a Covid-19 Center in Thane on April 14, 2021 after testing positive for COVID-19. He reportedly had trouble breathing before being admitted to the hospital. On April 20, 2021, he took his last breath at the Covid center around 12:30 pm.
Facts / Trivia
- He was often known as Kishore Kaka in the Marathi film industry.
- Kishore had acted in some 40 plays, 30 films, and 20 television serials throughout his career.
- Nandlaskar used to live in a small house in Bhoiwada-Paral, Mumbai, early in his career. Since his house was too small, Kishore used to sleep in a nearby temple. After the news came out, then Mumbai Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh sanctioned a house in Borivali, Mumbai.
- Before his death in 2021, Kishore owned a home in Nagpada, Mumbai. He also owned two flats in Mumbai.
- Kishore owned a Toyota Innova and a Toyota Fortuner. He also owned a bus that he had rented.
- A few years before his death, Nandlaskar suffered from shortness of breath and palpitations and had to undergo bypass surgery.
- Kishore’s friend Usha Nadkarni once revealed that he was an introvert.
- While sharing the details of Nandlaskar’s personal life during an interview, Usha Nadkarni said:
In fact, he had many personal and family problems. He had tension and worries about his personal life, which is why he was left alone. He wasn’t going to stay with his family because those thoughts made him uncomfortable. “